Lebanese army detains a wife and son of Islamic State leader: officials

December 2, 2014 9:11 AM

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Lebanese army detains a wife and son of Islamic State leader: officials

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Lebanese army detained a wife and a son of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as they crossed from Syria in recent days, security officials said on Tuesday.

The officials declined to give the name or nationality of the woman whom they described as one of his wives. The Lebanese newspaper As-Safir reported the army had detained her in coordination with "foreign intelligence apparatus".

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